Super Bowl champs Marshawn Lynch and Aaron Rodgers will square off in Thursday's 2014 NFL season opener.
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31 Cal Players on NFL Opening Day Rosters

Four playing in 2014 NFL season opener Thursday night.
By Cal Athletics on Thu, September 04, 2014

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BERKELEY – The 2014 NFL season begins Thursday night with 31 former Cal football players on active league rosters according to

Thursday night’s NFL season-opener matching the Green Bay Packers (Aaron Rodgers, Richard Rodgers) and defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks (Marshawn Lynch, Brandon Mebane) at Century Link Field in Seattle includes two former Cal players on each roster. The game will be televised by NBC and kicks off at 5:30 p.m. PT.

A complete list of former Cal players on active NFL rosters heading into the 2014 season follows with links to their bios.

After opening its 2014 campaign with a 31-24 road win at Northwestern last Saturday, Cal (1-0) will host Sacramento State (1-0) in its home opener on Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium this Saturday, Sept. 6 (Noon, Pac-12 Networks).

Cal football tickets are available at or by calling (800) GO BEARS (462-3277). along with the Cal football Twitter (@CalFootball) and Instagram (cal_football) social media sites provide extensive coverage of Cal football. Fans can join in the conversation using the hashtag #gobears with special hashtags for specific events.

Player (Pos), Team
Lorenzo Alexander (LB), Arizona Cardinals
Keenan Allen (WR), San Diego Chargers
Tyson Alualu (DE), Jacksonville Jaguars
C.J. Anderson (RB), Denver Broncos
Bryan Anger (P), Jacksonville Jaguars
Desmond Bishop (LB), Arizona Cardinals
Chris Conte (FS), Chicago Bears
Brian De La Puente (C), Chicago Bears
Thomas DeCoud (FS), Carolina Panthers
Justin Forsett (RB), Baltimore Ravens
Khairi Fortt (LB), New Orleans Saints
DeSean Jackson (WR), Washington Redskins
Marvin Jones (WR), Cincinnati Bengals
Cameron Jordan (DE), New Orleans Saints
Mychal Kendricks (OLB), Philadelphia Eagles
L.P. LaDouceur (LS), Dallas Cowboys
Marshawn Lynch (RB), Seattle Seahawks
Alex Mack (C), Cleveland Browns
Chris McCain (LB), Miami Dolphins
Brandon Mebane (DT), Seattle Seahawks
Mike Mohamed (LB), Houston Texans
Aaron Rodgers (QB), Green Bay Packers
Richard Rodgers (TE), Green Bay Packers
Jeremy Ross (WR), Detroit Lions
Mitchell Schwartz (OT), Cleveland Browns
Brian Schwenke (C), Tennessee Titans
Craig Stevens (TE), Tennessee Titans
Nick Sundberg (LS), Washington Redskins
Will Ta’ufo’ou (FB), Jacksonville Jaguars
Shane Vereen (RB), New England Patriots
Steve Williams (CB), San Diego Chargers


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